Event: Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) will host the 2022-2023 Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) Signing Day for 26 students on the Shoals campus Thursday, July 14, at 8:00 a.m. Each student will be sponsored by local business and industry.

Shawn Shackleford of Russellville signs with Constellium in the 2021 FAME Signing Day

Who: The FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) class will consist of 26 students selected by the following companies:

  • Constellium – sponsoring 11 students
  • Control Southern – sponsoring one student
  • Essity – sponsoring two students
  • Flexco – sponsoring two students
  • Forsythe and Long Engineering – sponsoring one student
  • Jack Daniel Cooperage – sponsoring one student
  • Kontoor – sponsoring one student
  • McVantage – sponsoring one students
  • North American Lighting – sponsoring three students
  • Tarkett – sponsoring three students

What: NWSCC has formed FAME partnerships with 22 local businesses. FAME Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT) students have begun full time employment this summer and will continue their studies in August.

The Alabama FAME program at NWSCC is a pathway to a well-paying career as a multi-skilled technician. Students will attend classes two full days per week (16-20 hours per week) while working three full days a week (24+ contact hours) with a sponsoring business from the local area.

NWSCC is proud to announce our second class of FAME students graduated in May 2022 with 100% job placement.

When: Thursday, July 14, 2022; 8:00 a.m.

Where: Gym,NWSCC Shoals campus; 800 George Wallace Blvd., Muscle Shoals, AL 35661


About Northwest Shoals Community College:

Northwest Shoals Community College (NWSCC) is part of the Alabama Community College System and home to almost 3,400 students. NWSCC has campuses in Muscle Shoals and Phil Campbell, Ala. NWSCC offers over 100 certificate and degree programs and is committed to providing career technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities that promote economic growth and enrich the quality of life for the people it serves. For more information about the NWSCC, visit www.nwscc.edu.